WEBSMITHING

check This "WEBSMITHING" page contains a list of 162 links to websites relating to
DESIGNING & AUTHORING, EDITING PROGRAMS, HOSTING SITES, TESTING PROGRAMS, and UPLOADING.


Thanks to TBA of the DPCUC, this page was last reported as checked for full accuracy on November 17, 2011.


DESIGNING & AUTHORING

AllFreeClipArt.com

All Free Original Clipart

Anne's World Web Page Resources

The undisputed reference leader in website production.

ASPfree.com

ASP = Application Service Provider.

ASP Net

The Bare Bones Guide to HTML

BigNoseBird.com

Everything you need to build great websites.

Bravenet: Free Web Tools and Developer Resources

Browsing Wallpapers

Cascading Style Sheets - Level One

Cascading Style Sheets Resources

CGI Programming 101

This class is intended for anyone who knows HTML, but doesn't know Perl or CGI programming (and maybe doesn't know any programming at all). The goal here is to introduce you to writing Perl CGI scripts, teach you the basics of writing CGI's, and walk you through several examples of common CGI programming applications for the Web.

The CGI Resource Index

4337 CGI resources listed in 338 categories.

ClipArtConnection.com

ClipArt.com

Computer Science: HTML

Courtesy of Educator.com, with Brenton Strine who teaches Educator's HTML courses utilizing his web development skills honed since the 1990's.

Crunch4Free

Crunch and Resize .JPG image files. Choose your image then CRUNCH and RESIZE it.

The Dingbat Pages

Dr. Mark A. Foster's Guide to General Web Site Design

Dynamic HTML

Email Encryption

Stop Email harvesters from picking up Email addresses from your web pages with this free e-mail address encoder (hexadecimal converter).

Email Encryption Tool

Extropia.com

Free downloads, support, tutorials. Our WebDB distribution files are now Zipped for your convenience.

thefreecountry.com

Free Programmers' Resources, Free Webmasters' Resources, Free Internet Software, Free Online Documentation.

FlamingText.com

A free online tool for generating custom webpage graphics and animations.

FontFreak

The largest free-/shareware font archive on the net.

Fonts.com

Free Background Images

FreeButtons.com

Freebyte's Guide to...Free Graphics Software

Free Downloadable Fonts

Quite an extensive list of downloadable fonts.

FREE Search Engine Optimization Secrets

- from WebPagePublicity.com

Free Web Graphics - Buttons

Free Webmaster Tools & Resources

Gary's Web Building

Getting Started with WebCom

This is the top level entry point for the WebCom HTML Guide. Topics covered include commonly used tags (with examples, and code used to produce them), as well as stylistic and technical issues.

GraphxKingdom.com

GR/Sites

Web design tools for the rest of us.

Hide From Email Spiders

HotSource HTML Help

html code tutorial

Our goal is to provide the most helpful and complete guide to creating web pages anywhere through these tutorials, forums, and lists of resources.

HTML Goodies

HTML Goodies: Primers

HTML - Kit

Resources for web developers.

HTMLPrimer.com

HTML Primer

If you know nothing about HTML, this is where you start. These tutorials are set up so you can move through them over a week's time. One tutorial per day. However, if you can go faster, do it! Some have told me that they finished the primers in a day.

HTML Tag List

Internet & Web Design Tutorials - Training Videos

JavaWorld

Jeff's Fonts & Dingbats

Learn HTML in One Hour

You can write a web page and put it onto a host computer so people can view it from anywhere in the world.

Linotype Library

Try, purchase and download complete font families.

Lynda.com

Matt's Script Archive, Inc.

Offering free CGI scripts to the web community.

Otter's Place for FAQs

PageTutor.com

Here you'll find all sorts of HTML, Javascript and web authoring tutorials, from absolute beginner stuff to more advanced material.

presentermedia.com

Response-O-Matic Free Form Processor

Adds forms to your web site with no programming.

Shareware Software Download Sites

SiteRightNow.com

Everything you need to make a web site is included.

Textures and Environments

W3 Schools

Full Web Building Tutorials - All Free.....At W3Schools you will find all the Web-building tutorials you need, from basic HTML and XHTML to advanced XML, SQL, Database, Multimedia and WAP.

WebBuilder 101

Web Design/HTML

Web Design Library

A website designers' one-stop resource.

Web Developer's Virtual Library

Discussion forums, software reviews, top100, tutorials, contents, jobs, discussion lists.

Webmaster Freebies

Here are many free resources that offer useful web site features and site enhancements.

WebPageBackground.com

Web Page Design for Designers

Taming the electronic page with this monthly newsletter.

WebReference.com: Dev the Web™

Web Style Sheets

WebTeacher

Web tools made easy.

Web Tutorials & desgn Resources canleaf

The World Wide Web Consortium

Leading the Web to its full potential...

Writing For The Web

WWW Development Resources

FLASH

Flash Kit

Flashloaded.com

Flash Tutorial

PHOTO LIBRARIES

Canada Photos canleaf

Earth & Moon Viewer

FreeFoto.com

Getty Images

Image Libraries from Library Spot

Images Search Engine from Google

National Geographic Photographic

The New York Public Library Digital Image Collection

NASA Image of the Day Gallery

PBase

Host and share your photos on the Internet. Get started by viewing some of the millions of photos uploaded by our users.

Top Stories Photos

WebShots.com

Yahoo! Picture Gallery

Yahoo! Popular Image Search

PROFESSIONAL WEB DESIGNERS

Maybe you do not have time to fully understand how to develop a website, but you would be willing to have someone else do it for you. Nevertheless, knowing something about the process certainly would assist you and your designers in making the process easier. Here are a couple of websites to help you make the decision

Professional Web Designers - Resources

from About.com.

Professional Web Designers Services - Web Site Design Buyer's Guide

from BuyerZone.com.

THEME IDEAS FOR YOUR WEBSITE

InMyLife.ca canleaf

Bringing your past into focus. We all have stories to tell about days-gone-by. This particular website is a forum to post observations about the "old days". But it might provide you an idea as to how your website could be used for genealogical purposes.

EDITING PROGRAMS

BBEdit from Bare Bones Software Inc.

"Contribute" from Adobe

"Dreamweaver" from Adobe

Drupal

A free software package that allows an individual or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website.

"FrontPage" from MicroSoft

"Fusion 4.0" from NetObjects

"GoLive" from Adobe

KompoZer

A complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding.

Macromedia "Homesite" from Adobe

Note Tab

A leading-edge text and HTML editor. Winner of software industry awards since 1998, this application does it all: it easily handles a stack of huge files; lets you format text to your heart's content; does system-wide searches, and multi-line global replacements. It even corrects your spelling mistakes.

SohoLaunch

A software product that makes it easy for people of all experience levels to create and maintain a great website. It reins-in the hard parts of building a website and presents them in a way that the non-geek can understand and control.

Web Page Maker

An easy-to-use web page editor that allows you to create and upload web pages in minutes without knowing HTML.

WebSpawner

The fast, easy and free way to create webpages.

Xara Web Designer

An easy template based solution that gives you total page design freedom, no HTML skills required.

PDF

CutePDF Writer

Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms around the world. CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the free version of commercial PDF creation software.

PDF955.com

Various PDF-related websites.

PDFill PDF Writer

Free PDF Writer and tools.

HOSTING SITES

50Megs.com

Signup for your own free web site and enjoy 50 megs of space to build your own quality site on the internet.

AllCheapHosting

Our site is targeted mainly to self-employed individuals and small companies on a budget which aren't going to pay inflated prices for webhosting, and to those who want to compensate hosting expenses with the help of a referral/reseller program.

Angelfire Free Pages

A major free Web space provider that has 5 million members and is owned by search portal Lycos.

Bootbox Computers Inc.

Unlike the other free hosting guys out there, bootbox.net does not make you place our banners or advertising on your web site. That is not the professional image we know that you want to project. We also don't force you to have a domain such as....

http://www.freehostingcompany.com/websites/~yoursite.

That looks even worse! At bootbox.net we give you what the competition charges huge amounts of money for.

Brinkster

Canadian Web Hosting

CyberTown

Just sign up with Cybertown (it's free to register) and you'll get your own customizable virtual reality home, complete with personal chat, a message board and more goodies.

DelphiForums

Create your own online community in less than two minutes--FOR FREE!

DotEasy Technology Inc. canleaf

The leading "Cost-Free, Banner Free" web-hosting network for businesses and individuals.

Fortune City "Building Site"

Stake your claim at this major free Web space provider that uses a city theme.

Freesitex.com

Here is the largest list of free homepage providers that you wouldn't ever find anywhere else besides here.

Free Web Hosting

Reviews, ratings, and more.

Free Web Space at StormLoader.com

FREE Web page services

from TheFreeSite.com. We list services that will give you FREE Web pages. In some cases, these services will help you publish a Web site even if you have no experience in writing HTML.

FreeYellow.com

FreeYellow will host your website for free. You'll get 12Mb of disk space with no limits on bandwidth and no setup fees.

Host Papa canleaf

We understand that our customers' web sites are important and that they need to be able to count on us to ensure that their service is not interrupted. We have established a solid foundation to offer a hosting solution for small-to-medium sized businesses that is reliable, easy-to-use, and customer service-oriented, all for a low cost.

Host Your Site For Free

Bruce tells what to look for with free hosting. He also reviews and recommends places which allow the use of CGI scripts.

MyDomain.com

At MyDomain we make domain maintenance easy with our convenient, one-stop, web-managed Member Area. You don't need extra software, hardware, or expertise, either on your own part or from expensive hired guns.

MyFamily.com

With your free family Website at MyFamily.com, you can post family photos, share exciting family news, upload your family tree, chat and much more.

Sunny Oasis Internet Corp. canleaf

Hosting and web design.

Top10HostingList.com

Compares the Top 10 Web Hosts.

Top 10 Web Hosting Reviews

Making the Web Hosting Choice Easy!

Tripod

Why build and host your FREE site on Tripod? Our tools and member spotlights bring you traffic and cash!

Virtual Avenue

The fastest growing free business hosting service on the web.

Web Hosting Choice

A free research guide to help users choose the right web host for their personal or business website.

Website Hosting

Courtesy of "About.com". You can create your own personal Web page or photo album for free or at a low cost from these places. Some of these hosting sites cater to specialty sites such as families, kids and games.

Web Hosting from Yahoo!

Grow your business with a web site from Yahoo!

Web Hosting Stuff

A hosting directory site that currently lists and reviews 5,800+ web hosting plans.

Webspawner Free Web Pages

TESTING PROGRAMS

Advanced HTML Optimizer

Intended for HTML documents optimizing, resulting in shorter downloading / uploading time.

Alpha Software

Dr. Watson Version 5.02

A free service to analyze your web page on the Internet. You give it the URL of your page and Watson will get a copy of it directly from the web server. Watson can also check out many other aspects of your site, including link validity, download speed, search engine compatibility, and link popularity.

Free WebSite Tune Up

Gómez Research and Advisory Services

htmlchek

LinkScan

Meta Medic

NetMechanic

Give Your Site a Tune Up! Find problems before your visitors do!

ParaSoft WebKing

Web Link Validator

Website (Web Application) Testing

Web Site Test Tools & Site Management Tools

UPLOADING PROGRAMS

FilesToGo.com

Do you, your clients, or employees need an easy-to-use, convenient, secure way to transfer files over the Internet? FilesToGo.com is a web-based system designed specifically for this purpose.

Fetch Softworks (for the MAC)

Ipswitch

Home of the most popular FTP programs available, the WS_FTP (for Windows).

SecureFTP Server and CuteFTP (for Windows)

Stairways Software (for the MAC)

TrueShare

Secure file-sharing systems for businesses.

WinSCP (for Windows)

A freeware SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP using SSH (Secure SHell). Its main function is safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this basic function, WinSCP manages some other actions with files.


The compilers of this list have tried to include local area (Durham Region, Ontario) and other Canadian websites, but not exclusively. We welcome any suggestions concerning related websites: please send your list to TBA, including the sites' titles, the sites' URLs, and your recommendations for categories/subcategories.


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